At the end of the world economic forum: the Davos for the Future

At the world economic forum in Davos, dominated by the climate issue. Social justice was hardly debated. Here, the two belong together. climate activist Greta

At the end of the world economic forum: the Davos for the Future

At the world economic forum in Davos, dominated by the climate issue. Social justice was hardly debated. Here, the two belong together.

climate activist Greta Thunberg, before making a speech in Davos, Switzerland photo: Michael Probst/ap

The world economic forum could have been hot this year, "climate forum". In the four days of the Congress of Davos, the topic was high on the attention scale. Due to the force of the Fridays-for-Future-movement, 2019, the personal Davos appearance of your protagonist Greta Thunberg and the well-to-dramatising contrast to Donald Trump, also present, President of the Fossil States of America. Downside of the Whole: The important debate on social injustice, the occupied at the world economic forum (WEF) years ago is still wide room, time is short.

Even at WEF 2017 a lot has been discussed about the social causes of the Brexits and the choice of Trumps. From 2018 to 2020, the Worry about Not pushed then-more-Functioning of the international order and climate change to the fore. Read the the Speeches, the Chancellor, Angela Merkel, held in those years in Davos: it went to multilateralism, this year, the climate, the main topic was.

Now each of emphasis leads to other issues. And the climate Problem was in Davos just because it plays in the global social debates, a great role. However, the debate about the sometimes growing disparities between rich and Poor must not be pushed aside. The disappointment over the unjust globalization is, in some countries, it is not only a cause of right-wing populism. It also complicates the cooperation between Europe on the one hand, and the governments of the United States and great Britain on the other. This, in turn, makes it more complicated to take international action against climate change.

to derive from them an order at the next world economic forums: The connection between Ecology and social questions on the Agenda. Also because the climate are policies to increase the price of some products, and and what is can afford not all.

Updated Date: 24 January 2020, 19:00

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